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No. 6 / COLOR – Sewing Happiness with Sanae Ishida

April 27, 2018

I love hearing people’s stories, the journey, the deep and the not so deep. It’s the very reason I started the podcast back in 2014, because hearing someone’s story, their creative story, is inspiring and motivating. Sanae Ishida is a quiet force in this community, whether you’re familiar with her work or not, her story and message is so very powerful. She’s an incredible maker, designer, author and artist, in fact she painted the cover for our newest issue, COLOR and she’s had projects in nearly all of our past issues. I think you’re really going to enjoy what she has to share, so grab your project bag and settle in for an inspiring hour. You can find Sanae at and on Instagram @sanaeishida.

/ listen /

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/ notes & resources /

Sanae Ishida / Guest site

/ maker on the street /

Many of you listeners might be familiar with a segment I used to have on the Woolful podcast called Man on the Street, well we’re reintroducing this fun segment to the Making podcast and for this week’s “Maker on the Street” I asked the question, “Tell us what projects from No. 5 / COLOR you’re most excited to dive into and what yarn or materials you’re planning to use?” 

/ giveaway /

This weeks giveaway is sponsored by Sanae and Making and we’re giving away a copy of Sanae’s book “Sewing Happiness” and a Secret Garden Scarf project kit created by Kristine of A Verb for Keeping Warm. To enter this giveaway, leave a comment on the episode blog post at 

/ sponsors /

This episode is brought to you by our lovely sponsors.

A Verb For Keeping Warm – Oakland, CA @avfkw

The Net Loft in Cordova, Alaska. @thenetloft